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Vol. 22, No. 11,
November 1999


Cardiovascular Diabetology

C. R. Conti, M.D., M.A.C.C.  685


Platelet–Endothelial Interactions in Atherothrombotic Disease: Therapeutic Implications

J. M. Wilson, M.D., and J. J. Ferguson III, M.D.  687

Clinical Investigations

Impaired Endothelial Function in Patients with Rapidly Stabilized Unstable Angina: Assessment by Noninvasive Brachial Artery Ultrasonography

R. J. Esper, M.D., J. Vilariño, M.D., J. L. Cacharrón, M.D., R. Machado, M.D., C. A. Ingino, M.D., C. A. Garcia Guiñazú, M.D., E. Bereziuk, M.D., A. L. Bolaño, M.D., D. H. Suarez, M.D., M. Kura, M.D.  699

Evaluation of Endothelial Function in Hypertensive Elderly Patients by High-Resolution Ultrasonography

Y.-B. Deng, M.D., Ph.D., X.-F. Wang, M.D., G.-R. Le, M.D., Q.-P. Zhang, M.D., C.-L. Li, M.D., Y.-G. Zhang, M.D.  705

The Use of Atropine for Facilitation of Direct Current Cardioversion from Atrial Fibrillation--Results of a Pilot Study

A. G. C. Sutton, M.A., M.B., MRCP, C. Khurana, M.D., MRCP, J. A. Hall, M.D., FRCP, A. Davies, B.Sc., FRCP, M. A. de Belder, M.A., M.D., FRCP  712

Clinical Relevance of Chest Pain during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography in Women

C. Sizemore, B.S., and J. F. Lewis, M.D.  715

The Appearance of L-Selectinlow Polymorphonuclear Leukocytes in the Circulating Pool of Peripheral Blood during Myocardial Infarction Correlates with Neutrophilia and with the Size of the Infarct

M. Kassirer, M.D., D. Zeltser, M.D., M.H.A., B. Gluzman, M.D., E. Leibovitz, M.D., Y. Goldberg, M.D., A. Roth, M.D., G. Keren, M.D., R. Rotstein, M.D., I. Shapira, M.D., N. Arber, M.D., A. S. Berliner, M.D., Ph.D.  721

The Effect of Specific Inspiratory Muscle Training on the Sensation of Dyspnea and Exercise Tolerance in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure

P. Weiner, M.D., J. Waizman, M.D., R. Magadle, M.D., N. Berar-Yanay, M.D., B. Pelled, M.D.  727

Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty for Congenital Pulmonary Valve Stenosis in Adults

G. Y. H. Lip, M.D., FACC, S. P. Singh, M.B., FRCP, J. de Giovanni, M.D., FRCP  733


Electrocardiographic Predictors of Right Ventricular Volume Measured by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Late after Total Repair of Tetralogy of Fallot

W. M. Book, M.D., W. J. Parks, M.D., K. L. Hopkins, M.D., J. W. Hurst, M.D.  740

Images in Cardiology

Thrombolytic Treatment for Thrombosis of a Prosthetic Valve at the Tricuspid Position in a Young Patient with a Congenital Heart Disease

A. Roth, M.D., S. Diamant, M.D., J. Sherez, B.Sc.  747

Cardiac Metastasis from a Rectal Adenocarcinoma

R. V. N. Lord, MBBS, H. Tie, MBBS, D. Tran, C. W. Thorburn, M.B. Ch.B.  749

Giant Cardiac Fibroma in an Asymptomatic Neonate

M. M. Massin, M.D., G. Bricteux, M.D., M. Tebache, M.D.  750

Dysphagia Lusoria

D. I. Kettles, M.B. Ch.B., FCP(SA), S. E. Latouf, M.B. Ch.B., FCP(SA), U. Von Oppell, M.B. B.Ch, FCS(SA), Ph.D.  751

Left Ventricular Pseudoaneurysm

T. Chatterjee, M.D., B. Meier, M.D., L. Zanchin, M.D., R. A. Streuli, M.D., B. J. Meyer, M.D.  752

Progress in Clinical Trials

SYMPHONY (Sibrafiban versus Aspirin to Yield Maximum Protection from Ischemic Heart Events Post Acute Coronary Syndromes)  753

ARTS (Arterial Revascularization Therapy Study)  753

WASH (Warfarin/Aspirin Study of Heart Failure)  754

HOPE (Heart Outcomes Prevention Evaluation Study)  755

Beta Intracoronary Irradiation for the Prevention of Restenosis: Dose Finding Study Using the Boston Scientific/Schneider System  755

Short Communications

Stress Long-Axis Function in Coronary Artery Spasm

F. J. Cooke, M.D., J. Clague, M.D., MRCP, M. Y. Henein, M.D., Ph.D., FACC  757

Treatment of a Coronary Artery Aneurysm with a Novel Stent

T. M. Kolettis, M.D., Z. S. Kyriakides, M.D., D. T. Kremastinos, M.D.  759

Acute Myocardial Infarction Following Sildenafil Citrate (Viagra®) Intake in a Nitrate-Free Patient

A. Porter, M.D., A. Mager, M.D., Y. Birnbaum, M.D., B. Strasberg, M.D., S. Sclarovsky, M.D., E. Rechavia, M.D.  762

Profiles in Cardiology

Joseph K. Perloff

D. J. Skorton, M.D.  764

Book Reviews

The Heart and Lung in Obesity  767

Textbook of Interventional Cardiology, 3rd Edition  767

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